First One In, Last One Out : Auschwitz Survivor 31321: A Memoir by Marilyn Shimon

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The horrifying true story of one of the first eight men to enter Auschwitz

Growing up in New York, Marilyn Shimon often visited her uncle in California. She saw his scars, gaped at his 31321 tattoo, and listened to his horrific stories of surviving the Holocaust. However, she could not relate to the suffering he endured or understand the significance of his accounts – until now.

In this grisly memoir, Marilyn resurrects Murray Scheinberg's stories of six hellish years in Nazi concentration camps during World War II. The Polish Jew was one of the first eight men to enter Auschwitz, as a political prisoner in 1940, and one of the last to escape Dachau.

Shockingly frank and truly harrowing, this is a gripping first-hand account of the horror and degradation of the camps, from the first day to the very last.

'It is both an uplifting tale and a sorry one about human nature in the face of evil.' Abraham H. Foxman, National Director Emeritus, Anti-Defamation League